Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

Course ID
(N/862/4/0076) (11/28) (MQA/PA14953)
Campus
SEGi College Penang
Level of Study
Diploma

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) deals with all aspects of safety and health in the workplace and its primary focus is the prevention of hazards at the workplace. Its goal is to prevent accidents that would harm people from work-related activities.

The Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health is designed to produce graduates who are academically qualified to become competent Occupational Safety and Health Practitioners. Graduates will be equipped with technical, problem-solving, and scientific skills in the management of OSH at workplace. Graduates will be expected to demonstrate commitment on safe work culture to the employees at the workplace as well as to the community with professional attitudes, ethical conducts, and social responsibilities.

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Entry requirements

SPM with pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 3 credits including Maths or Science
O-Level / UEC with pass in Bahasa Malaysia or English and 3 credits including Mathematics or 1 science
Related SKM Level 3
Certificate related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.50
MQA-APEL T4

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Chemistry
Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
Physics
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)
Malaysia Studies 2 (Local students)
Anatomy and Physiology
Ergonomics & Human Factors in Safety
Fire Prevention and Management Skills
OSH Communication
Occupational Safety and Health Legislation
Growth Mindset / Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
General Language Training (Elective)
Applied Digital Skills (Elective)
Organizational Behavior (Elective)
Health Promotion and Education (Elective)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Elective)

Year 2

Organisational Leadership
OSH Risk Management
OSH Surveillance and Monitoring
Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Malaysia
Behavioural Based Safety
Accident Investigation
OSH Management System
Machinery & Equipment Safety
Hazardous Substance
Occupational Disease and Control

Year 3

Emergency Response and Planning
Industrial Hygiene
Co-curriculum Management
Industrial Training

Financial Aid / Funding

PTPTN
EPF
HRDF
SEGi Monthly Installment
Low Initial Payment

Career opportunities

Graduates from Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health are qualified to work as a Safety and Health representative (site safety supervisor, assistant safety manager) at various agencies either from the government or private sector, or as an Occupational Health Control / Research Officer.